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Mass. Senate passes energy bill

State House News Service |

An energy bill passed 39-0 by the Senate Thursday evening would require the solicitation of long-term contracts for at least 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind by 2027 as part of an effort to diversify...

Mass. manufacturers brace for Brexit impact

Sam Bonacci |

Massachusetts manufacturers are bracing for increased exporting difficulties the British exit from the European Union could have on Bay State exports.

The backbone of lobster traps

Laura Finaldi |

Northbridge's Riverdale Mills is a wire mesh manufacturer supplying products for 80 percent of North American lobster traps.

Bose sells two overseas manufacturing plants

Sam Bonacci |

Bose has sold manufacturing plants with a combined 3,500 employees in Mexico and Malaysia for an undisclosed sum.

Irish firm launches Framingham construction division

Brad Kane |

Irish architecture and engineering firm DPS announced Tuesday it has launched a construction management division out of its office in Framingham.

Baker: Power drain underscores need for energy plan


Gov. Charlie Baker cited the need to plan for the impending retirement of nuclear and fossil fuel power sources as one reason he wants energy legislation to make it to his desk in coming weeks.

Israeli firms in Mass. outpace state's economy


Israeli companies, eager for access to the larger American market, have flocked to Boston where direct flights to Tel Aviv and a "research-driven" economy are nurturing the international connection.

New England electric prices fell 35% in 2015

Sam Bonacci |

Electricity prices in New England fell by 35 percent in 2015 on the back of plummeting natural gas prices. according to ISO New England.

Virtusa revenue skyrockets amid expansion

Sam Bonacci |

Virtusa Corporation has reported a 36 percent boost to revenue in its fourth quarter amid an expansion where the company purchased India-based Polaris Consulting & Services.

Energy chief flags need for more natural gas

In the wake of the suspension of Kinder Morgan's major natural gas pipeline project in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Baker administration's energy chief on Tuesday stressed that...

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